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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
BBB307 Physiology Of Horticultural Plants 927001 3 5 6
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to focus on the physiology of vegetable crops, the behavior of vegetable crops against environmental factors.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Leyla Demirsoy
Learning Outcomes
  1. Bitkilerde su ve beslenme metabolizmasını bilir
  2. Bahçe Bitkileri Fizyoloji ve önemini bilir
  3. Garden plants growth, development, physiology and motion events
  4. Bitkilerde başlıcafizyolojik olayları ve bunları etkileyen olayları öğrenir
  5. Fizyoloji bilgilerini uygulamaya aktarabilir
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Salisbury, F.B. and Ross, C.W., 1992. Plant Physiology. Textbook. Wadsworth Publishing Company, Bermont, California.
Fitter, A.H. and Hay, R.K.M., 1989. Environmental physiology of plants. Textbook. Academic Press.
Hay, R.K.M. and Walker, A.J., 1989. An introduction to the physiology of crop yield. Textbook. Longman Scientific and Technical. All related web sites (periodicals)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
The physiology of germination and emergence in vegetable crops, the relationships between photoperiod and growth and development, the relationships between growth and development and temperature and light intensity, focusing on the same parameters for different vegetable families (Solanaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Leguminosae, Compositae, Cruciferae, Malvaceae, Alliaceae), the relationships between yield and growth and development.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Physiology and the importance of garden plants
3.roles in the physiology of plants, garden plant nutrients
4.Water garden plants metabolism
5.Water uptake, water loss and factors affecting them
6.Factors affecting mineral elements by plants receiving
7.Garden plants growth and physiology of movement
8.Factors that affect growth and development. Events in the construction of organic matter in plants
9.midterm exam
10.Hormones, Enzymes and Vitamins
11.Hormones, Enzymes and Vitamins
12.Some important physiological processes in plants on growth and development
13.Plants relaxation, germination and rooting physiology
14.Plants relaxation, germination and rooting physiology
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Brain Storming199
Self Study14114